Selecting a Manager Starpower, Inc. has been experiencing fantastic growth during the past year. The introduction of its new product, StarDuster, has had salespeople working double- time. In fact, the company’s overall sales have jumped an average of 60 percent per month because of the added exposure StarDuster has given to all of the company’s products. Lester Longman is the vice president of sales. Lately, he spends most of his time interviewing and hiring new sales reps. After adding 10 people to the sales roster and shuffling territories, Longman realized he needed to promote one of his senior reps to […]
Mary works for a nonprofit agency that provides technical assistance to small business owners. The mission of the agency is to help low-income people, women, and people of color start or grow their businesses. The agency has been very successful in reaching out to low-income and women business owners, but is less successful in serving communities of color. Few people of color know about the agency or apply for assistance through its programs. One day, two well-dressed, articulate African American men, Philip and John, visit the agency seeking assistance in starting up a new business. Both men are well educated; […]
Alvin has discovered how to duplicate subway fare cards, and has made several hundreds of them with the intention of defrauding people. Which of the following crimes has Alvin committed? A. Embezzlement B. Larceny by false pretenses C. Forgery D. Bribery
Helicopter parents are overinvolved, overcontrolling mothers and fathers who don’t let their children live independently. They become too involved in their children’s professional lives. How might an organization establish boundaries for parental involvement in their children’s work life that is respectful of all parties involved? How would an HR department be involved in this process? How might hosting a Take Your Parents to Work Day benefit the organization’s talent management program?
In a business or professional environment, external correspondence is one of the most important ways to reinforce an image of professionalism. If your correspondence looks lazy, unedited, or does not address the audience properly, this is the image that customers/clients will have of your business. Cite a particular document you wrote, received, or saw. What did it do well and/or what did it lack? Be specific in your analysis.
Present your thoughts on International Airport Ownership and Management. Include current privatization, governmental regulations, user chargers, and financing capital projects. Provide at least two specific examples.